Jenny Taft is an American sports broadcast personality who moderated Skip and Shannon: Undisputed on Fox Sports 1. She also contributes to Fox broadcasts as a lead sideline reporter for college football. However, she started her broadcasting career with the local Fox Sports North affiliate.
Jenny Taft Age/Height/Weight
The 35-year-old ex-athlete was born on the 5th of September 1987 in Edina, Minnesota USA under the Virgo zodiac sign. Jenny is of white ethnicity and American by nationality. Since her birth, she has been a practicing Christian.
Jenny is tall and thin, she is 1.75 m tall and 136 pounds, or nearly 62 kg, in weight.
|Date Of Birth||September 5, 1987|
|Age||35 years old|
|Net worth||$2.5 million|
Jenny Taft Professional Life/Career
Jenny entered the field of sports journalism right away after earning a degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University in 2010. As a sideline reporter and local affiliate for the Minnesota Lynx, she started her career with Fox Sports North (FSN).
She worked on a variety of projects for FSN in addition to contributing to the social media accounts of various sports clubs, including the Timberwolves, Twins, and Wild of Minnesota. Additionally, she frequently served as a stand-in host for Wild and Twins games.
After some time, her aptitude for covering sports naturally led to her promotion in August 2013 when she received a request to work with the News and Highlights update crew on Fox Sports 1.
She covered the 2013 Supercross competition while she was employed, which was her first assignment for FS1. Also, she added many more excellent reporting assignments to her work with FS1.
In 2014, she started covering college football at the same time. Her presence at Fox Sports 1 grew as a result of her wide variety of duties, and she gained popularity. By the end of 2017, she had expanded her coverage to include Major League Baseball (MLB), the National Football League (NFL), and the enduringly popular Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
Jenny Taft Parents/Family
John and Mary Taft welcomed Jennifer Lind Taft into the world on September 5, 1987, in Edina, Minnesota. John Taft is Jennie’s father, he was a Former professional ice hockey player, who represented his nation at the Winter Olympics.
Jenny naturally developed a passion for sports as a young youngster. Charlie, her younger brother, plays hockey at the collegiate level as well. She completed her high school education at Edina and was a dependable member of the teams.
Who Is Jenny Taft’s Husband?
At the moment, she is married to a professional ice hockey player, Matt Gilroy. Matt was a renowned hockey player at the university where the couple is said to have first met.
Jenny Taft Educational Background/Qualification
Jenny began her studies at Edina High School, where she served as the team’s hockey captain. She enrolled in Boston University’s Journalism faculty after receiving her diploma. And then, she continued to train in sports including hockey, tennis, and lacrosse at the institution, she also had great success playing soccer. In the 2008–2009 season, she was a standout player for the team.
What Is Jenny Taft’s Net Worth?
The 35-year-old sports lover has been able to achieve some of her goals and has earned a good amount of money as a result of her commitment to her professional life. Her net worth is approximately $2.5 million as of 2022.